Keynote Speaker

Steven Wise

President, Nonhuman Rights Project


Sara Amundson

Executive Director, Humane Society Legislative Fund

Christopher Berry

Staff Attorney, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Charlotte Blattner

MLaw, Ph.D Candidate in International Law and Animal Law, Doctoral Program “Law & Animals,” Law Faculty, University of Basel

Jessica Blome

Deputy Director, San Francisco Ethics Commission

Nicoletta Caferri

Chief, Animal Cruelty Prosecutions Unit, Queens County District Attorney’s Office

David Cassuto

Professor of Law, Pace Law School; Director, Brazil-American Institute for Law and Environment (BAILE)

Jessica Culpepper

Food Safety & Health Attorney, Public Justice

Carter Dillard

Director of Litigation, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Lora Dunn

Staff Attorney, Criminal Justice Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Mark Eichelman

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army JAG Corps

Caitlin Foley

Associate, Commercial Litigation Group, Perkins Coie, LLP

Elizabeth Foubert

3L, The John Marshall Law School

Pamela Frasch

Assistant Dean, Animal Law Program & Executive Director, Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School

Pamela Hart

director, Animal Law Program, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Ryan Henderson

SGT (Retired), 1/504 PIR 82nd ABN DIV

Kathy Hessler

Clinical Professor of Law and Animal Law Clinic Director, Lewis & Clark Law School

Jane Hoffman

President and Board Chair, Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals

Eli Holmes

Attorney, Blue River Law, P.C

Chris Kerr

Partner, New Crop Capital

Tom Linney

Senior Pro Bono Manager, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Justin Marceau

Associate Professor, University of Denver, Sturm College of Law

Russ Mead

General Counsel, Animal Law Coalition

Jim Oleske

Associate Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School

Angie Ostrowski

Tax Staff, Ernst & Young

Linda B. Rosenthal

New York State Assembly member

Michele Simon

Executive Director, Plant Based Foods Association

Lynne Sneddon

Director of Bioveterinary Science, University of Liverpool

Mariann Sullivan

Lecturer in Law, Columbia Law School; Host, The Animal Law Podcast

Joyce Tischler

Founder & General Counsel, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Amy Trakinski

Managing Director, VegInvest

Carolyn Walker

Partner, Stoel Rives LLP

Stephen Wells

Executive Director, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Delcianna Winders

Academic Fellow, Animal Law & Policy Program, Harvard Law School